The frightening American Horror Story always has viewers gasping in shock, yet unable to look away from their screens. Something unique about this addicting show is that it's an anthology series, with each season telling a different story. Therefore, the main cast gets to flex their acting skills by playing a variety of characters. Though the "main characters" of each season sometimes vary with actors coming and going, we've gathered up the ten actors who have appeared in the most seasons of this terrifying series. Here are the net worths of the ten most prominent actors on American Horror Story.
10 Lily Rabe - $2 million
The only season of American Horror Story Lily Rabe hasn't appeared in is season seven! She's made a name for herself in film, starring in movies like All Good Things, The First, and The Veil. What many people don't know, however, is she's made an even bigger name for herself in the theater. Lily has starred in multiple plays, and even won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as "Portia" in The Merchant of Venice. As for her other TV work, she starred in The Whispers for one season before it was canceled. Her current net worth is $2 million.
9 Denis O'Hare - $2 million
Denis O'Hare appeared in seasons one, three, four, five and six of American Horror Story. His incredible character work on the show has garnered him multiple Emmy nominations. He also has a Tony award and a Drama Desk award for his performances in the plays Take Me Out and Sweet Charity, respectively. Denis has appeared in several successful films such as Charlie Wilson's War, Milk, Changeling, and Dallas Buyers Club. As for television work, you might recognize him for playing vampire king Russell Edgington in True Blood or Judge Charles Abernathy in The Good Wife. His current net worth is $2 million.
8 Evan Peters - $4 million
Evan Peters has starred in every single season of American Horror Story up until Season 9, which is currently airing. Evan started out his acting career by doing tons of commercials for big brands. He had recurring roles on the shows Phil of the Future and One Tree Hill, and then tons of supporting roles in films, most notably Kick-Ass. After people got to see the full range of his talent on American Horror Story, Evan was cast as Quicksilver in X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, and Dark Phoenix. His rumored net worth is $4 million.
7 Frances Conroy - $4 million
Frances Conroy has appeared in every season of American Horror Story except season 5, garnering a Saturn Award and multiple Emmy nominations for her work. Frances was super active in the theatre for decades, but didn't get her first mainstream big break until she was cast as a main character in the hit show Six Feet Under. She won a Golden Globe for her performance and was nominated for an Emmy five times, one of which she won. After the show ended, Frances nabbed recurring roles on Desperate Housewives and How I Met Your Mother before turning heads in American Horror Story. Her current net worth is $4 million.
6 Cheyenne Jackson - $5 million
Cheyenne Jackson starred in seasons five, six, seven, and eight of American Horror Story. The actor is a theatre kid at heart, starring in multiple plays before making a name for himself on Broadway. His performance as the lead in the Broadway musical Xandu earned him multiple Drama Desk nominations, and the musical itself was nominated for multiple Tony's. He starred in tons of musicals afterward before making his film debut in United 93. He then went on to star in dozens of films and make guest spots on various shows before American Horror Story. He is also a singer, having released multiple singles. His net worth is $5 million.
5 Sarah Paulson - $10 million
Sarah Paulson has starred in every single season of American Horror Story. Sarah kick-started her career right when she got out of high school, starring in plays and appearing in movies. She made her TV debut on the show Jack & Jill, and went on to portray the main character on the show Leap of Faith. Shes received her first Golden Globe nominations for her performances in the show Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and the HBO movie Game Change. Her latest noteworthy roles in film were in Bird Box, Ocean's 8, and The Goldfinch. As for television, she won multiple awards for her role in the American Horror Story spin-off American Crime Story. Her current net worth is $10 million.
4 Jessica Lange - $15 million
Jessica Lange starred in the first four seasons of American Horror Story and delighted fans by making a surprise appearance in season eight. Her resume is extensive, and she is the thirteenth actress in history to earn the "Triple Crown of Acting," meaning she's earned an Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony Award. To be more specific, Jessica's earned two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, one Tony Award, one Screen Actors Guild Award and five Golden Globe Awards. Her first role was in the 1976 remake of King Kong, and her career has skyrocketed from there! The legendary actress has a net worth of $15 million.
3 Emma Roberts - $15 million
Emma Roberts has appeared in seasons three, four, five, and six and as of now is starring in the currently airing season nine. Emma was a child star, starring in the Nickelodeon series Unfabulous. She went on to star in kid's films like Aquamarine and Nancy Drew before being cast in more mature films like We're the Millers and The Blackcoat's Daughter. After impressing American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy, he decided to cast Emma in another show of his called Scream Queens, which lasted for two seasons. Her current net worth is $15 million.
2 Angela Bassett - $20 million
Angela Bassett has appeared in seasons three, four, five, six, and eight of American Horror Story. After getting her master of fine arts degree from Yale School of Drama, Angela broke out into film and never seemed to stop moving! She really gained momentum after starring as Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do With It, for which she earned a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award. She went on to star in How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Music of the Heart, The Rosa Parks Story, Black Panther, and Avengers: Endgame. She currently stars in and produces the show 9-1-1 and has a net worth of $20 million.
1 Kathy Bates - $32 million
Kathy Bates has appeared in seasons three, four, five, six, and eight of American Horror Story. Kathy is no stranger to horror, as her first breakout role was in the scary film Misery. She ended up earning both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for her performance. In total, Kathy has earned an Academy Award, three American Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, an Obie Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards over the course of her career. Her other work includes the films Fried Green Tomatoes and Titanic among numerous other films and television shows. Her current net worth is $32 million.